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Re: i686 core-updates failure.

From: Felix Lechner
Subject: Re: i686 core-updates failure.
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2023 10:30:42 -0700

Hi everyone,

> At some point we have to make choices
>         Guix has never achieved usability as a desktop system on non-Intel
>         systems.
>         I've come to believe that having Guix work well on non-Intel systems 
> is,
>         in practice, incompatible with the rate at which we update our 
> packages.

There are many good reasons to drop a machine type but I'm not sure
that's one. In my book, a poorly working Guix system is still better
than having none at all.

Kind regards
Felix Lechner

P.S. Porting to exotic architectures can also expose interesting bugs
that make software more portable in the future.

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